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Noko Malatjie and Lethabo Rapoo are on the hunt for melanin!

by: Khanyani Luhlongwane - 1 December 2017

Noko Malatjie and Lethabo Rapoo are on the hunt for melanin!

It’s a sunny Tuesday afternoon in Braamfontein and I am meeting with Lethabo Rapoo and Noko Malatjie, the founders of Hunt For Melanin, a platform that is celebrating the beauty of being a black woman through profiling, inspiring and giving black women a platform to talk about their stories. They meet me at Father Coffee...

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Black girls can do science too

by: Sheilan Clarke - 2 October 2017

Black girls can do science too

Black women are still finding it difficult to navigate the world of science. This, despite the many noteworthy women in science, like Buyiswa Sondezi, who became the first woman in Africa to obtain a PhD in Experimental physics in 2014. We spoke Makosha Satekga, Ndoni Mcunu and Penester Tjale, who are showing that it doesn’t...

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Video: Racism in school

by: Phumlani Pikoli - 30 August 2016

Video: Racism in school

Pupils attending Pretoria High School for Girls have accused the school of racism and discriminatory practices that vary from forcing them to abandon the natural aesthetics of their hair to telling them to not speak  African languages at the school. We spoke to young people in Joburg and Cape Town on their experiences in school...

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